HGV Technician - Kent

£40,950 per annum - Workshop
Ref: 2942 Date Posted: Monday 16 May 2022
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Our client is currently looking to recruit an experienced, fully qualified HGV Vehicle Technician to join their busy workshop team in the Maidstone area. The hourly rate is £17.50.

* Are you a fully qualified Truck Technician looking for a new job opportunity?
* Can you demonstrate a stable career history?
* Have you got experience working for a Commercial Vehicle Main Dealer?
* Do you want to work for a company that rewards hard work and loyalty?

If you feel that you meet the above requirements and are looking for a challenging career that really delivers, where you can make a real difference, then we want to hear from you!

Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
•Ensure repairs are carried out according to manufacturer’s procedures and in a safe and responsible manner.
•Ensure repairs are carried out in accordance with Standard Times using Special Tools where appropriate.
•Assist in the fault diagnosis process.
•Comply with warranty procedures during repairs and with warranty material on completion of a repair.
•Work with the parts team to ensure the correct replacement parts are fitted to the vehicles.
•Road test vehicle when required (if holder of HGV licence).
•Assist with roadside breakdowns when on call out rota
•Ensure that the company time recording procedures are complied with and that job cards are completed accurately
•Ensure that service sheets are completed as per Brand instructions.
•Ensure that all vehicle defects are reported to your workshop controller

General:
•Ensure that the workshop facilities, equipment and tools are kept clean, tidy and maintained, reflecting the Dealership image of an efficient and modern retail Dealer point.
•Wear personal protective equipment (PPE) when appropriate.
•Support the development of any young trainees and apprentices.

Key Skills/Competencies:
•Technically competent in the repair and maintenance of HGVs
•To effectively communicate at all levels both written and verbally and be an active team member.
•To develop or work in developing new or enhancing existing processes
•To adapt and take on new skills and approaches and participate in training and development activities

Working hours:

Wk 1 - 6am – 2.30pm with Saturdays 6am – 12pm

Wk 2 - 2.30pm to 12am with no Saturdays

For further details on this HGV Technician role and other jobs in the motor trade please contact Stacey Hunt of ACS Automotive Recruitment Consultancy.